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What Chuvalo decision says about litigation guardianships in family law

Thursday, February 01, 2018 @ 8:32 AM | By Graham Webb and Miera Srebrolow

The use of a litigation guardianship in family law proceedings has recently come into the limelight through recent news about Canadian boxing legend George Chuvalo, now 80 years of age.

Although Chuvalo is famous for never having been knocked down in any of his 93 fights, he has significant cognitive impairments stemming from years of enduring blows to the head. While Chuvalo lives in an Ontario long-term care home separately from his wife, an application for divorce was initiated by his adult son and daughter as...